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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective rocky:
The word rocky is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.
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Definition of the adjective rocky
What does rocky mean as an attribute of a noun?
Rocky is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.
adjective - degrees: more rocky / rockier | most rocky / rockiest
- abounding in rocks or stones
- causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
- liable to rock
- example: on high rocky heels
- similar: unstable
- full of hardship or trials
Alternative definition of the adjective rocky
- Unstable; easily rocked.
- In the style of rock and roll music.
- [figuratively] Troubled; or difficult; in danger or distress.
- Full of, or abounding in, rocks; consisting of rocks.
- Like a rock.
- [figuratively] Not easily impressed or affected; hard; unfeeling; obdurate; as, a rocky bosom.
Phrases with Rocky
- Rocky Road
- Rocky Shiner
- Rocky Ragwort
- rocky marciano
- rocky mountains
- Rocky Mountain Fir
- rocky mountain jay
- rocky mountain goat
- Rocky Mountain Iris
- Rocky Mountain Rush
- Rocky Mountain Sage
- Rocky Mountain Toad
- Rocky Mountainsnail
- Rocky Mountain Aster
- Rocky Mountain Draba
- Rocky Mountain Elder
- Rocky Mountain Fever
- Rocky Mountain Gilia
- Rocky Mountain Maple
- Rocky Mountain Phlox
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rocky
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Encyclopedia of New Mexico (2001)
by Nancy Capace
The Southern Rocky Mountains Province lies ...
by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams
BOCKY MOUNTAINS 7i ROCKY MOUNTAINS mountains are economically important, not only as a source of lumber, but also because they serve to regulate the flow of streams used for irrigation. For these reasons 21 forest reserves, with a ...
by Josiah Conder
The rocky coast here forms a bay, which receives its name from the town of Mazagan ; and 35 miles ...
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Photos about Rocky
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- Rocky Stream
Another of Clough beck, the water was lovely and cold that hot day. :)
Photo credit: SFB579 :)
- Snow resting on Piatra Craiului rocky peaks
Snow still covering a great deal of Piatra Craiului Mountains rocky peaks. Above that there are some thick grey clouds.
Photo credit: Horia Varlan
- Rocky formations III
Some more nice rocky formations, this time seen in the park itself.
Photo credit: Tambako the Jaguar
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Video language resources about Rocky
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- Rocky's Drag Dictionary
Rocky from PAC Performance gives us a breakdown of the lingo that exists in the world of drag racing. This is drag-talk 101.
- ROCKY SULLIVAN'S IRISH LANGUAGE MARCH 2015
- ROSY AND ROCKY BODY LANGUAGE IN DOGS
Rosy And Rocky visit Seal Point Dog Park next to the San Francisco Bay to show body language in dogs. Rosy tails a white dog and a small dog approaches Rosy from behind, Rosy stops and then...
- Rosy And Rocky Dog Body Language Permission to Smell
Rosy and Rocky play at Seal Point DP next to the San Francisco Bay. Permission for dogs to engage in smell each others behind is granted by body language. Out takes show views in side the dog ...
- Rosy and Rocky Lessons on Body Language in Dogs
Rosy And Rocky visit Seal Point Dog Park next to the San Francisco Bay. Rosy and Rocky met a bunch of new dogs at the dog park and give lessons on dog talk that humans have trouble with.
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Quotes about Rocky
A rocky vineyard does not need a prayer, but a pick ax.
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Scrabble value of R1O1C3K5Y4
The value of this 5-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of ROCKY
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